The Best Skate Punk Bands Bands/Musicians

The Best Skate Punk Bands

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This skate punk bands list ranks the best skate punk bands and musicians by votes. This list of top skate punk groups let’s you see who skate punk fans think are the best bands in skate punk music. Originally a derivative of the West Coast hardcore punk scene, skate punk gets its name for its popularity within the skating community. Skate punk can be defined as melodic hardcore punk that when combined with the high energy of straightforward punk rock creates a sound that's distinctly associate with skateboarders. Emerging in the early 1980s in Southern California, Arizona, and Texas, skate punk has become one of the most popular forms of punk rock. In the late 1990s, the genre exploded into the mainstream and hasn't looked back since. Though some may associate skate punk and pop punk together, they're different genre and shouldn't be confused.


So, what are the best skate punk bands? Any list of skate punk bands has to include the likes of NOFX, Bad Religion, Blink 182, Rancid, Pennywise, and the Descendents. When you think of skater music, these are the groups that likely jump to the front of your mind. These bands have managed to endure over the years, especially when compared to other good skate punk bands. Regardless of mainstream popularity, the best skate punk bands should be at near the top of this poll. 

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best skate punk bands. If you notice that a band isn't on this list and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best skate punk bands of all time?" and "who are the greatest skate punk rock bands ever?"

If you're a skate punk that knows about the genre, please vote based for the bands that have put out your favorite skateboarding songs. Even if you don't skate, vote up your skate punk bands. 


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    Punk in Drublic, Pump Up the Valuum, The War on Errorism

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    Recipe for Hate, The Empire Strikes First, Stranger Than Fiction

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    Same Old Tunes, Millencolin / Midtown, The Melancholy Collection

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    Land of the Free?, About Time, Home Movies

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    Live in a Dive, Double Plaidinum, Let's Talk About Feelings

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    …and Out Come the Wolves, Let's Go, Indestructible

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    More Betterness!, Hard Rock Bottom, Making Friends

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    Everything Sucks, Milo Goes to College, I Don't Want to Grow Up

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    Smash, Americana, The Offspring

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    Enema of the State, Dude Ranch, blink-182

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    The Sufferer & the Witness, The Unraveling, Siren Song of the Counter ...

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    Blackhawks Over Los Angeles, The Element of Sonic Defiance, Twisted by ...

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  13. 13
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    No Straight Angles, State of Flow, Out of Bounds

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    Ignorance is Bliss, Big Choice, Reactionary

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  15. 15
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    The Warrior's Code, Unity, The Singles Collection

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    The Bouncing Souls, Maniacal Laughter, Hopeless Romantic

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    Hello Rockview, Pezcore, GNV FLA

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    Ballads From the Revolution, Operation Phoenix, Bound by Ties of Blood and ...

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    Ramones, Rocket to Russia, End of the Century

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    Social Distortion, White Light White Heat White Trash, Somewhere Between ...

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    A New Kind of Army, The Bright Lights of America, North America Sucks!!

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    Stomping Ground, Teen Beef, Open Your Eyes

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    Legacy of Brutality, Famous Monsters, Walk Among Us

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    At the Show, Life in General, Punk Rawk Christmas

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    Suicidal for Life, The Art of Rebellion, Join the Army

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    Lint Rides Again, Energy, Plea for Peace

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    Complete Discography, Minor Threat, First Demo Tape

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    Damaged, In My Head, My War

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    All Killer No Filler, Does This Look Infected?, Underclass Hero

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    Go, F.T.T.W., Thicker Than Water

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    Drunken Lullabies, Within a Mile of Home, Whiskey on a Sunday

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    Alkaline Trio / Blue Meanies, Crimson, Good Mourning

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    Scratch the Surface, Built to Last, Call to Arms

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    added by Frederick Boucher
    American Idiot, Dookie, 21st Century Breakdown

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    added by MaximePerreault
    Subliminable Messages, Bad Mother Trucker, Swill

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    added by Frederick Boucher
    Have a Ball, Jackson, Ruin Jonny's Bar Mitzvah

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    added by Frederick Boucher
    Everything Sucks, Cheer Up!, Turn the Radio Off

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    added by Simon Lacroix
    Sing the Sorrow, Decemberunderground, Very Proud of Ya

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    added by Frederick Boucher
    @#!*, 60 Cycle Hum, Esteem Driven Engine

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    The Argument, Repeater, 13 Songs

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    88 Fingers Up Your Ass, Back on the Streets, The Dom Years

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    added by Andrés León Johannesen
    Not Without a Heart Once Nourished by Sticks and Stones Within Blood ...

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    Anthem for a New Tomorrow, Kill the Musicians, Wiggle

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    added by Frederick Boucher
    The Album Formerly Known as Full Length LP, Musical Monkey, Gusto

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    Group Sex, Golden Shower of Hits, Oddities

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    Adolescents, OC Confidential, Brats in Battalions

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    Living in Darkness, This Is the Voice, Virtually Indestructible

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    Riot, Riot, Upstart

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    The Crew, Walk Together, Rock Together

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